The Family Room Blog
After years of tribal consultation, research, design and development, the Office of Child Support Enforcement launches the Model Tribal System. MTS will help tribal communities access similiar technologies and automated systems that state child support agencies have had for years.
President Barack Obama signed into law the Uninterrupted Scholars Act, which allows child welfare professionals to access a foster youth’s education records in order to transfer credits to new schools in a timely manner — cutting down on bureaucracy and improving the chances for graduation.
As one of the largest federal anti-poverty programs, Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful asset-building tool for people with earned income because it can reduce their taxes and result in a refund.
ACF to host a webinar for Tribal grantees to learn about some of the various financial protection tools available for individuals, organizations, and Tribes.
The Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response urges communities to take infant feeding — including breastfeeding — into consideration when preparing for a disaster.
Head Start's competitive process ensures the children it serves get the best early education their communities can offer.
The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.
A new report looks at the characteristics and economic well-being of lesbian, gay or bisexual young people aging out of foster care.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone aged six months and older should get a flu shot in order to decrease their risk of getting sick.
ACF is strengthening the coordination of human trafficking victim services within HHS and across federal agencies.